Our work with multicultural and diverse communities is very important to us. Multicultural communities, including refugees and new migrants, are a high risk group for both drownings and non-fatal incidents at the beach.

Drowning Statistics & Data

Let’s take a look at what the data has to say about drownings on our coastlines. Data is provided by the SLSNSW Coastal Safety Report 2021 and Australian Water Safety Strategy 2030.

Multilingual Meet A Lifesaver Videos

These videos have been filmed with the help of our amazing Surf Life Saving Lifesavers and members. These videos explore our lifesaver’s stories and experiences with Australian beaches and their involvement with Surf Life Saving clubs. They are all subtitled in English.

Multilingual Rock Fishing Safety Fact Sheets

Our rock fishing safety fact sheets have been created for our diverse multilingual communities with the support of our Multicultural Advisory group and with the help of the communities they are created for.

Multilingual Rock Fishing Safety Quizzes

These quizzes have been developed by SLSNSW to support the learning of our in language content. The quizzes are a fun and informative way to learn and consolidate knwledge and are avilable in multiple languages.

Glossary

Our glossary has been created to support diverse audiences to improve their understanding of basic beach and surf lifesaving terminology.

Low ELP Resources

Resources and worksheets to support individuals and groups with a low english language proficiency (Low-ELP) that are themed around the beach and ocean.

Multilingual Rock Fishing Safety Videos

These videos have been filmed with the help of our amazing Surf Life Saving Lifesavers and members. These videos focus on key rock fishing safety messaging and are subtitled in English.

International Student Water Safety Videos

This video series was launched in December 2020 and is a Study NSW Partner Project collaboration with the NSW Police Force, Surf Lifesaving NSW, Royal Lifesaving NSW and Northern Beaches Council.

Multilingual Rock Fishing Safety Infographic

Crafted by SLSNSW this infographic provides a visually illustrative and simple way to promote key rock fishing safety messages and activities.

Multilingual Beach Safety Quizzes

These quizzes have been developed by SLSNSW to support the learning of our in language content. The quizzes are a fun and informative way to learn and consolidate knwledge and are avilable in multiple languages.

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Julia Kiss, SLSNSW Community Education Manager

Our work with multicultural and diverse communities is very important to us. Multicultural communities, including refugees and new migrants, are a high risk group for both drownings and non-fatal incidents at the beach. We know that there are many concerns and...

Julia Kiss